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In 1980, Taxila was named by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site, for not only of its architecture and statues, but also in recognition of the many different cultures that influenced its development. (Ria Misra)

A Walk Through Taxila

The ancient remains in Pakistan represent a glimpse into the history of two of India’s major religions

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Monkeys supporting Jain Temple Pakistan
(Maura McCarthy)
Jain legend posits that disobedient followers were once turned into monkeys and then made to hold up this centuries-old Jain temple in Taxila.

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